LSC Essay Contest Winners Receive $1,000 Scholarships

Lone Star College-CyFair essayists Marrz Lundquist and Eric Rivas have won scholarships in the 29th Annual Lone Star College Foundation Student Essay Competition.

Lundquist wrote about his toxic home life and how Lone Star College-CyFair helped him overcome his depression, while Rivas spoke about his indifference to life after high school until he attended LSC-CyFair.

“My career goal is to work in the medical software industry as a software engineer. To do that, I need to get my bachelor’s degree in computer science,” Lundquist said in a college press release. , I now know that I am not alone in my journey and that there are people ready to help me get to where I need to be.”

The students received $1,000 each from the LSC Foundation.

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CFISD offers ESL courses for parents

Cy-Fair ISD now offers three levels of ESL courses for parents of students enrolled in ESL and bilingual programs at CFISD schools.

Parents can choose from introductory, beginner and intermediate classes, with registration taking place in school cafeterias on the first day of class, a district press release said.

Classes will be held Saturday mornings, beginning February 26, from 8 a.m. to noon at Owens Elementary School and Tipps Elementary School, and will continue March 5 and 26, as well as March 2, 9, 23 and April 30.

Additional classes are available on Mondays and Wednesdays starting February 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Thornton Middle School and will continue through April 27.

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College offering new endowment scholarship

Lone Star College-CyFair is offering an endowment scholarship for its Geographic Information Systems program. The application deadline is April 1.

“The quality of the program and the abilities of the graduates have been exceptional,” Ashok Wadhwani, who funds the endowment, said in a press release. “After a few years, these interns had become subject matter experts and qualified as senior GIS experts with advanced degrees.”

The recipient will receive the scholarship this fall.

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University hosts ‘Private Lives’ production

Lone Star College-CyFair’s drama department is hosting a five-night production of the comedy ‘Private Lives,’ following two divorcees who mistakenly honeymoon with their new spouses at the same hotel French.

“(Private Lives) is a romantic comedy that gives us the chance to laugh at our preconceived ideas about love and marriage and watch them crumble around us,” said Amira Judeh, Assistant Theater Professor and Director , in a press release. “This show highlights how we continually seek out what we think will make us happy, and seize on the immediate answers, only to fail.”

Tickets are now available for the show, which takes place March 3-5 and March 11-12 at the Black Box Theatre.

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